Health

How beneficial is a family meal?

The family meal has long been associated with numerous health and wellbeing benefits for both adults and children, but researchers from Flinders University's Caring Futures Institute are questioning where the hard evidence ...

Health

Restricting sleep may affect emotional reactions

In a recent Journal of Sleep Research study, participants perceived pleasant and neutral pictures in a more negative way when their sleep was restricted for several nights in a row.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to kickstart your creativity

You don't have to have the talent of a Rembrandt or Yo-Yo Ma to express creativity and get some very special benefits from doing so. Everyday creativity boosts well-being and can give you a stronger sense of purpose and engagement, ...

Ophthalmology

Why Victorians feared modern technology would make everyone blind

From concerns over blue light to digital strain and dryness, headlines today often worry how smartphones and computer screens might be affecting the health of our eyes. But while the technology may be new, this concern certainly ...

Health

The story of America, as told through diet books

"The South Beach Diet" sold 23 million diet books. Dr. Atkins sold another 15 million. Even lesser-known diet books like Christian best-sellers "The Maker's Diet" regularly sell millions of copies.

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